MARKHAM, Ontario. – Sept. 3, 2015 – Honda will voluntarily recall 992 units of 2015 model-year Fit vehicles in Canada to replace the ignition coils with updated parts, free of charge. The electrical noise suppression capacitors in the original ignition coils may degrade over time. In the worst case, this could cause the vehicle’s engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash. No crashes or injuries have been reported related to this issue.
Honda is announcing this recall to encourage all owners who purchased an affected vehicle to take it to an authorized dealer as soon as they receive notification of this recall from Honda. Mailed notification to customers is scheduled to begin in October 2015. Additionally, owners of 2015 Fit vehicles can determine their vehicle requires repair by going to www.honda.ca/recalls or by calling 1-888-9HONDA9.